Spain reports lowest increase in virus deaths in 1 month

Spain reports lowest increase in virus deaths in 1 month

Spain reports lowest increase in virus deaths in 1 month

While the bulk of the confinement rules will stay in place, children will be allowed to leave their homes under strict rules as of April 27, he told reporters on Saturday.

On Monday the Ministry of Health confirmed a total of 399 deaths in Spain in the last 24 hours taking the total number of fatalities to 20,852.

Health workers applaud in support of the medical staff that are working on the COVID-19 virus outbreak at the Puerta de Hierro hospital in Majadahonda, Spain, Saturday, April 18, 2020.

It increased by 565 deaths, down from 585 on Friday, while the number of coronavirus cases rose to 191,726 from 188,068.

On the other hand, the rise in diseases has slowed in recent times while the amount deemed cured has climbed to nearly 75,000.

In Catalonia, where 3,855 people have died, the real number could be higher than 7,000 - prompting the regional government to announce changes to its counting method.

"The real number of deaths is hard to know", said Fernando Simon, the health ministry's emergencies coordinator.

The data also revised down the number of people who had recovered from COVID-19, giving an overall total of 72,963.

It was as high as one to three when the Spanish lockdown began. The results indicate that they were infected by the virus despite remaining asymptomatic.

In Spain there is a registered 410 deaths among coronapatienter the past day.

Experts have reached a conclusion that the kits from China are failing to detect positive corona cases.

The percentage increase of 2.9% is in line with the daily results of the past week.

Across Europe, over 1.08 million confirmed COVID-19 cases and some 97,200 deaths have been reported so far, according to the latest data from the World Health Organization (WHO). As the coronavirus crisis continues to surge, we bring to you some of the top developments from across the globe.

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